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Prorastomus Owen 1855 (sirenian)

Osteichthyes - Sirenia - Prorastomidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36895

Synonym: Prorastoma Lydekker 1892 [objective synonym] (taxon 86532)

Full reference: R. Owen. 1855. On the fossil skull of a mammal (Prorastomus sirenoides, Owen), from the Island of Jamaica. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 11:541-543

Parent taxon: Prorastomidae according to M. Voss 2014

Sister taxon: Pezosiren

Subtaxa: Prorastomus sirenoides

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore